Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Fire wrecks block of eight flats in Farnborough

Flats fire in Farnborough
Image caption Thirty firefighters from Hampshire and Surrey have been tackling the blaze

Fire has torn through a block of flats near the A331 in Hampshire.

About 30 firefighters from Hampshire and Surrey tackled the blaze in South Street, Farnborough, involving eight apartments and the roof space.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue was called just after 09:20 GMT. The service said all occupants had been accounted for and no-one was injured.

People were advised to avoid the area and residents urged to keep windows and doors closed.

The fire was out by 14:00.

Image copyright Hampshire Fire & Rescue
Image caption All the occupants have been accounted for, the fire service said

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